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Roda Fiesta Virgin de los Remedios

The village of Roda will be honouring their patron saint, Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios from the 23rd to the 31st August 2014. Roda is situated on the inland side of the AP7 of Los Alcazares beside Roda Golf Resort. The programme includes a great mixture of activities, most of which take place in the Pinada de Roda such as processions, a giant paella, a migas competition at 01:00 in the morning, a foam party and of course fireworks to mark the end of the fiesta.
Saturday 23rd August
21:00 Opening Speeches for the Fiesta
22:00 Show Boliviano Dancing 'Morenada Central Cocanis'.
22:30 Party 'Cocktail Latino'.
23:00 Election of the Fiesta Queens.
01:00 Hot bread in the Pinada de Roda.
Sunday 24th August
09:45 Romeria (short pilgrimage) when the status of Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios is carried from the church to the Pinada de Roda.
14:00 Giant Paella.
17:00-19:00 Various activities and children’s games.
21:30 Dance preformance by the group Baile Bolero.
22:30 Mobile Disco.
Thursday 28th August
10:00-13:00 Music by Brian.
10:00-12:00 Traditional English Breakfast.
21:00 Traditional English Dinner.
20:30-00:30 Music by Super Van.
Fiday 29th August
22:00 Disco.
22:30-23:00 Magician Mago Abel.
23:30 Foam Party.
01:00 Morcillas calientes (warm cakes) in the Pinada de Roda.
Saturday 30th August
22:00 Dancing to music by the group Retorno.
23:30 Charity Bingo in aid of the church.
01:00 Migas competition.
Sunday 31st August
10:00 Gathering of classic cars from the  AMA Club San Javier.
12:00 Grand Sardine Barbecue.
21:00 Procession in honour of Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios through the streets of the town.
21:30 Firework Display.
22:15 Mobile Disco.
00:00 Big firecracker, known as a traca, to mark the closing of the fiesta.